Walt Disney Company Donates $1 Million to OneOrlando Fund
Walt Disney Company announced on Tuesday it donated $1 million in cash to OneOrlando Fund.
The fund was established by the mayor of Orlando to assist those affected by the tragic events.
According to a release by Walt Disney, eligible donations from Disney employees will also be matched dollar for dollar by Disney Employee Matching Gifts Program.
“We are heartbroken by this tragedy and hope our commitment will help those in the community affected by this senseless act,” said Bob Chapek, chairman, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. “With 74,000 Cast Members who call Orlando home, we mourn the loss of the victims and offer our condolences to their families, friends and loved ones.”
OneOrlando Fund will provide funds and other services to individuals affected by the tragedy. The website for the new fund is www.oneorlando.org.